Benefits of Rotary

Benefits of Rotary


Rotary was founded on fellowship, an ideal that remains a major attraction of membership today. Club members enjoy the company of like-minded professionals, and club projects offer additional opportunities to develop enduring friendships. Rotary club members who travel have friendly contacts and access to clubs throughout the world.

Service Opportunities

Club members have many opportunities for humanitarian service. Programmes address international concerns such as health care, hunger, poverty, illiteracy, and the environment as well as issues important to our local community. Rotarians experience the fulfilment that comes from giving something back to the community.
Our international network of clubs also ensures that the help we provide actually gets to where it is needed.
Chertsey Rotary organises a Christmas collection each year that specifically supports local charities but we also participate in global appeals to support major disaster initiatives and healthcare projects.

Youth Activities

Rotary sponsors some of the world's largest youth exchange, educational exchange and scholarship programmes. Rotary clubs provide innovative training opportunities and mentoring for young leaders and involve family members in a wide range of social and service activities.

Networking & knowledge

A founding principle of Rotary was to meet periodically to enjoy fellowship and enlarge one